If conservatives want to kick TR out, Obama seems ready to welcome him in.
Grab your friends and get ready to kick back on a float, drink in hand.
So why not kick the new term off with a message worthy of the moment: the sacrifice not of a few, but by and for us all.
Even with jury duty looming, it seems likely that the Iowa appearance will kick off the second leg of her bus tour.
Z is for the Zeitgeist: Will the Times still be for Obama once the costs begin to kick in?
Guess no man has a right to give up his life without a kick.
Cornwood leaped from his chair, and began to kick at his two persecutors.
Why, hedhonestly, dad would just kick me, if I took his advice.
Listen to His voice,—‘It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.’
And as often as not he took away with his bargain a glance which was equivalent to a kick.
late 14c., "to strike out with the foot" (earliest in biblical phrase now usually rendered as kick against the pricks), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old Norse kikna "bend backwards, sink at the knees." "The doubts OED has about the Scandinavian origin of kick are probably unfounded" [Liberman]. Related: Kicked; kicking.
Figurative sense of "complain, protest, rebel against" (late 14c.) probably is from the Bible verse. Slang sense of "die" is attested from 1725 (kick the wind was slang for "be hanged," 1590s; see also bucket). Meaning "to end one's drug habit" is from 1936. Kick in "contribute" is from 1908; kick out "expel" is from 1690s. To kick oneself in self-reproach is from 1891. The children's game of kick the can is attested from 1891.
1520s, from kick (v.). Meaning "recoil (of a gun) when fired" is from 1826. Meaning "surge or fit of pleasure" (often as kicks) is from 1941; originally literally, "stimulation from liquor or drugs" (1844). The kick "the fashion" is c.1700.
[pocket sense fr late 17thcentury kicks, ''breeches'']